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Stereotype accuracy toward appreciating group differences

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Published by American Psychological Association in Washington, DC .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Yueh-Ting Lee, Lee J. Jussim, and Clark R. McCauley.
SeriesAPA science volumes
ContributionsLee, Yueh-Ting., Jussim, Lee J., McCauley, Clark R., Stereotype Accuracy Conference (Bryn Mawr College)
LC ClassificationsBF323.S63 S73 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 330 p. :
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL784687M
ISBN 101557983070
LC Control Number95016845

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  An accessibly written book that reviews experimental and survey data regarding stereotype accuracy and biases in social perception, showing that stereotypes are often accurate and that the biases in social perception they produce are generally by: A n early review of the evidence on stereotype accuracy appeared in my book, Social Perception and Social Reality: Why Accuracy Dominates Bias and Self-Fulfilling Prophecy (), and was subsequently updated in recent articles. Over 50 studies have now been performed assessing the accuracy of demographic, national, political, and other Author: Lee Jussim. The contributions to this volume indicate that empirical research on stereotype accuracy is not only possible, but burgeoning. In this final chapter, the authors draw on previous chapters to offer a number of emerging conclusions about stereotype accuracy. These conclusions contradict easy assumptions about stereotype inaccuracy and bias and lead to several suggestions about directions for Cited by: In social psychology, a stereotype is an over-generalized belief about a particular category of people. It is an expectation that people might have about every person of a particular group. The type of expectation can vary; it can be, for example, an expectation about the group's personality, preferences, or ability.